Go Green member Cabot Circus recently worked with Incredible Edible to revamp their rooftop planters, resulting in 'de-stress' time for staff. Read on to find out more.
Here you will find inspiring and engaging examples of thought leaders in the Bristol and West of England business community who are already going green and seeing the benefits. Learn from the experience of businesses from different sectors and sizes across the region, and access further information to enable your business to follow in their footsteps.
Case studies provide details of how and why changes were made in a particular business. Maximum benefit from these can be gained when viewed in conjunction with actions suggested in the Go Green Tool.
On the right hand side of the page you can select case studies by pillar such as Sustainable Sourcing or Travel and Transport.
Remember – if your business has made changes that others could learn from you can submit a case study and your company could appear here too.
Your Power has moved to entirely ‘agile’ work systems, providing all staff with an alternative to commuting to the office. This has effected a reduction in carbon and particulate emissions, and reduced the overall need for travel. Read on to find out how the did it.
Alec French's carbon footprint is calculated yearly in-house and the number of trees needed to offset carbon is estimated. Broadleaf trees are used to support biodiversity on suitable local sites. Woodlands in Nailsea, Tetbury and Radstock have been planted and by the end of 2015 the 2,015th tree will be in the ground.
Destination Bristol demonstrated its support for all things green and Bristol by commissioning local charity Incredible Edible to build a garden at the front of its city-centre offices. This enabled staff and visitors to have more access to nature and fresh food and has been a brilliant conversation starter and team builder.